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    1. I would put money on them not being balanced...

      I would put money on them not being balanced correctly or you have an assembly with high roadforce.

      Just because they say its a road force balance doesn't mean they did a actual road force balance...
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      I highly disagree with this. I was a store...

      I highly disagree with this. I was a store manager for a tire store in Michigan (which arguably has the worst roads in the US). In peak pothole seasons you wouldn't believe the lines of customers we...
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      You should look up what happens in Canada with a...

      You should look up what happens in Canada with a pothole damage claim.

      from what I understand whoever builds/repairs the road is fully responsible for X time. If there are any claims etc that...
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      OP ...

      OP

      http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/riskmgt/pdf/Property_Damage_Form.pdf

      and an article regarding the claims process vs what they have paid out.
      ...
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      not sure about NJ but you cant do anything about...

      not sure about NJ but you cant do anything about it in Michigan. Basically they have 24hours to repair a pothole and you have to take pics, prove it was that pothole that caused the problem/damage,...
    6. will the ecu be able to adapt to fluctuations in...

      will the ecu be able to adapt to fluctuations in e85 quality?

      in Michigan depending on the station and season at e85 pumps ive seen as low as e65.
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      BMS is not doing any new platforms... bmw is...

      BMS is not doing any new platforms... bmw is keeping them too busy.

      He did say one of the South Africa dealers is working on a vw piggyback but hasn't heard anything in months
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      correct... its slated to be released around summer

      correct... its slated to be released around summer
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      No problem. :thumbup: I know even more tricks...

      No problem. :thumbup:

      I know even more tricks but probably shouldn't post them publicly lol.

      Yes Costco deals with recouping the rebate from whatever company they have the rebate through at...
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      lol. :popcorn:

      lol. :popcorn:
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      That's the joys of shopping tires. Belle and DTC...

      That's the joys of shopping tires. Belle and DTC would have both beat Costco's price FYI. You could have saved even more. There are added benefits of the "install price" from DTC/Belle over Costco. ...
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      I am an ex Discount Tire manager. There is some...

      I am an ex Discount Tire manager. There is some truth to that if anyone cares I could elaborate on the internals of a tire business and sales.
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      Costco's prices aren't even that good. The prices...

      Costco's prices aren't even that good. The prices are usually higher than Discount Tire and Tire Rack. It was very rare I would come across a price from Costco that beat Discount Tires price after...
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      Edit: BMS is still by far the most popular tune...

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      BMS is still by far the most popular tune on the n54/n55/s55. The bms box has safety measures built into the piggyback. Also to note on bmw logging I could see actual boost not what the ecu...
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      x2 they have poorly educated employees and...

      x2

      they have poorly educated employees and techs. they don't have real world knowledge or problem solving skills. They just know what red flags the lawyers put into their systems.

      The tires...
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      This is just a low grade resistor box. If anyone...

      This is just a low grade resistor box. If anyone is interested in reading how basic these are look up some threads on the bmw forums by BMS explaining these. BMS has a resistor box(tuning box) but...
    17. the cost of the equipment is not that bad...

      the cost of the equipment is not that bad considering the potential of profits for the dealer. There is 1 place outside of the bmw dealers that do this in my area and all are pretty costly. $600-800...
    18. If you post in a public forum asking a question...

      If you post in a public forum asking a question you should be prepared for people not believing or liking what your doing. If you can't handle criticism then don't post in a public forum.

      It's...
    19. what about the mk6 GLI gen 1 turbos... are they...

      what about the mk6 GLI gen 1 turbos... are they identical to the mk6 GTI gen 1's?
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      i have had Cobb on multiple platforms and have...

      i have had Cobb on multiple platforms and have quite a bit of experience with them. I had AP on a wrx, forester xt, and my old bmw for a short period of time. I also have a friend with it on his...
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